2121 Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


ARTISTIC DIRECTORS, AND MEDIA PRODUCERS AND PRESENTERS plan, administer and review activities concerned with producing artistic media, determine artistic policies for performing arts organisations, prepare and present news, sports and other information, and conduct interviews and introduce music, performances and special events on radio and television.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Artistic Directors and Media Producers (excluding Video) require relevant experience in addition to the formal qualification. Radio and Television Presenters require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications and experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

managing artistic and media productions to meet quality, cost and timing specifications
formulating and developing organisations' artistic policies and selecting and planning organisations' artistic programs
hiring and managing artistic staff
controlling the use of media production facilities such as studios and editing equipment, stage and film equipment and rehearsal time
directing the formulation of media production strategies, policies and plans
introducing programs, music, entertainment items, guests and celebrities
preparing and reading news bulletins, making special announcements and providing commentary for sports and other events
presenting opinions on sports, politics, and social and economic matters
researching, investigating and compiling stories and programs

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 659.70
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 505.30
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 610.90